Sweet atomic age GE exoskeleton prototype

Sweet atomic age GE exoskeleton prototype


OMG it’s like something out of Fallout 3, only real. And I want one. Or at least a Lego version of one, with an awesome hard-hat-wearing engineer minifig at the helm. This photo of GE’s “Hardiman” dates to the late 60s. cyberneticzoo.com has more photos, concept drawings, and good back story. [via adafruit]


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